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Please direct comments, additions, corrections to: Bill Sowers, ksdocs@library.ks.gov


Name: Ernest P. Rochester
Born: 1877
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Scott
Town: Scott City
Party: Republican
District: 117
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes:
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Name: Rand Rock
Born:  February 28, 1949
Died: February 6, 2013
Occupation: Attorney
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 79
Chamber: House 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
Notes:
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Name: Richard R. "Dick" Rock
Born: September 27, 1924
Died: February 17, 2013 in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Occupation: Lawyer, Businessman
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 50
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
District: 32
Chamber: Senate 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
Notes:
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Name: F. S. Rockefeller
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 86
Chamber: House 1907, 1908
Notes:
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Name: Philip Rockefeller
Born: August 29, 1821 in Livingston, New York.
Died: October 21, 1884
Occupation: Merchant
County: Nemaha; Washington
Town: Albany; Washington
Party:
District: 13
Chamber: House 1868
District: 7
Chamber: Senate 1871, 1872
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1860. In February of 1884 moved to Rawlins County where he purposed to start a cattle ranch, however, he died suddenly in the fall of that year.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1868." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: H. D. Rodgers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Laborer
County: Neosho
Town: Humboldt
Party: Radical Republican
District: 77
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Samuel G. Rodgers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Ness
Town: Smallwood
Party: Reform
District: 106
Chamber: House 1874
Notes:
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Name: T. C. Rodgers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Grain Dealer
County: Mitchell
Town: Beloit
Party: Fusion, Populist
District: 87
Chamber: House 1899
Notes:
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Name: William Rodgers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Stockman
County: Wahsington
Town: Barnes
Party: Alliance, Populist
District: 72
Chamber: House 1891
District: 20
Chamber: Senate 1893, 1895
Notes:
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Name: Jack L. Rodrock
Born: December 24, 1949
Died:
Occupation: Self-employed Commercial Pilot
County: Wichita
Town: Leoti
Party: Democrat
District: 122
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Notes:
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Name: Keith Roe
Born: July 19, 1954
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Jewell
Town: Mankato
Party: Republican
District: 109
Chamber: House 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
Notes:
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Name: R. W. M. Roe
Born: June 3, 1848 in Kentucky.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Elk
Town: Grenola
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: Senate 1889, 1891
Notes: Came to Kansas November 1, 1868. Married Mary E. Sullivan, May 29, 1867.
Source material:

1)---Directory of the Kansas State Senate, 1889 / by A.G. Stacey, Secretary. Topeka, Kan. Kansas Publishing House, 1889.



Name: William Roe
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town:
Party: Reform
District: 55
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
District: 23
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Susan Roenbaugh
Born: November 29, 1933
Died:
Occupation: Housewife, Mother
County: Edwards
Town: Lewis
Party: Republican
District: 114
Chamber: House 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
Notes:
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Name: H. J. Roetzel
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Barton
Town: Ellinwood
Party:
District: 95
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name:H. Darius Rogers
Born: 1833
Died:
Occupation:
County: Allen
Town:
Party:
District: 54
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Dallas Rogers
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Marion
Town: Marion
Party: Alliance
District: 65
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Darius Rogers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Neosho
Town: Humboldt
Party: Republican
District: 77
Chamber: House 1866
District: 78
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: Edward Rogers, Sr.
Born: August 2, 1918
Died:
Occupation: Insurance
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 98
Chamber: House 1984
Notes:
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Name: George E. Rogers
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 73
Chamber: House 1909
District: 68
Chamber: House 1931
Notes:
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Name: George F. Rogers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Johnson
Town: Hesper
Party: Reform, Independent Republican
District: 30
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874, 1876
Notes:
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Name: J. Newton Rogers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Marion
Town: Marion Center
Party: Democrat
District: 87
Chamber: House 1877
District: 65
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: James Rogers
Born: October 18, 1826 in Oxford, New Hampshire.
Died: July 28, 1880
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Osage
Town: Burlingame
Party: Republican
District: 60
Chamber: House 1863, 1864
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 1867, 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1856. Married Mary B. Harper in 1855, she died in 1873. He married Mrs. Anna L. Toby Heywood in 1874.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1868." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: John W. Rogers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jefferson
Town: Boyles Station
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: House 1872
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1873, 1874, SS1874
Notes:
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Name: Larry J. Rogers
Born: January 17, 1934 in Natoma in Osborne, County
Died: April 12, 1997 in Topeka, Kansas
Occupation: Pharmacist
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Wamego
Party: Democrat
District: 21
Chamber: Senate 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Obit from Smoke Signal Wamego 4/23/1997


Name: Louis W. Rogers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Cement Company Executive
County: Wilson
Town: Fredonia
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes:
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Name: Richard D. Rogers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Riley
Town: Manhattan
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 57
Chamber: House 1967, 1968
District: 15
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 22
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975
Notes: Resigned August 8, 1975.
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Name: Herbert A. Rogg
Born: May 25, 1909 in Russell County, Kansas.
Died: July 3, 1990 at Russell, Kansas
Occupation: Farmer, Investments
County: Russell
Town: Russell
Party: Democrat
District: 81
Chamber: House 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 110
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977
Notes: His first wife passed away and he remarried March 13, 1943 to Helen De Haven.
Source material:

1)---1961 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Midwest Industry Magazine, Kansas Construction Magazine, 1961.)



Name: Harvey Wayne Rogler
Born: May 10, 1905 in Matfield Green, Kansas.
Died: April 8, 1993 in Matfield Green, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Chase
Town: Matfield Green
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1939, 1941, 1943
District: 21
Chamber: Senate 1956, 1957
Notes: Appointed to Senate in 1956 to fill vacancy caused by death of Graham H. Grimwood. Married Elizabeth Roniger February 2, 1964.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933.) Biography of his father, Henry William Rogler, who was also a Kansas legislator.



Name: Henry William Rogler
Born: March 12, 1877 in Matfield Green, Kansas.
Died: May 29, 1972 on home ranch near Matfield Green, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Chase
Town: Matfield Green
Party: Bull Moose, Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1915
District: 23
Chamber: Senate 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: His father came to Kansas in 1859. Married July 21, 1901 to Maude Sauble. His son, Harvey Wayne Rogler, was also a Kansas legislator.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933.)

2)---"House Resolution 1007," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1973.



Name: Harold C. Rohmiller
Born: October 17, 1910 in Canton, Oklahoma.
Died:
Occupation: Semi-retired Cattleman
County: Labette
Town: Chetopa
Party: Democrat
District: 2
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
Notes: Married April 16, 1935 to D. Berniece Henson.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970 (R.R. Bowker Company New York and London 1969).



Name: C. A. Rohrabacher
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 92
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: P. A. Rohrbaugh
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 68
Chamber: House 1895
Notes:
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Name: Milton E. Rohrer
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party: Republican
District: 57
Chamber: House 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: Edward J. Roitz
Born: March 18, 1955
Died:
Occupation: Petroleum Distributor
County: Crawford
Town: Pittsburg
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: Senate 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes:
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Name: Edward Carlson Rolfs
Born: January 11, 1954
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Geary
Town: Junction City
Party: Republican
District: 64
Chamber: House 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986
District: 65
Chamber: House 1987, SS1987, 1988
Notes:
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Name: R. C. Rolfs
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Ellsworth
Town: Lorraine
Party: Republican
District: 80
Chamber: House 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes:
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Name: Herman J. Rome
Born: December 15, 1905 in Morland, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Banking, Insurance
County: Barton
Town: Hoisington
Party: Republican
District: 78
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1961 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Midwest Industry Magazine, Kansas Construction Magazine, 1961.)



Name: W. B. Romeiser
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Rush
Town: Timken
Party: Democrat
District: 90
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: Pascal Allen Roniger
Born: November 10, 1914 in Hymer, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Morris
Town: Burdick
Party: Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 71
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
District: 70
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
Notes: Married July 10, 1941 to Martha Sharer.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970 (R.R. Bowker Company New York and London 1969).



Name: George H. Rood
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Marion
Town: Peabody
Party: Republican
District: 66
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Lost seat by contest, January 26, 1891.
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Name: J. P. Rood
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Montgomery
Town: Fawn Creek
Party:
District: 49
Chamber: House 1879, 1881
Notes:
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Name: Melissa Rooker
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired Film Executive
County: Johnson
Town: Fairway
Party: Repubican
District: 25
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Tom Rooker
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Name: Karl W. Root
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: House 1941
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1955, 1956
Notes: Succeeded Matt Walters, deceased July 1, 1954.
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Name: Orren A. Root
Born: about 1823 in New York.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Dickinson
Town: Newbern
Party:
District: 79
Chamber: House 1875, 1876
Notes: Spouse's name Sarah.
Source material:

1)---1870 U.S. Census, Whiteside County, Newton, Kansas.

2)---880 U.S. Census, Kansas, Dickinson County, Jefferson Township.



Name: Owen E. Root
Born: 1886
Died:
Occupation: Salesman (Retired)
County: Linn
Town: Parker
Party: Democrat
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: L. V. (Sam) Roper
Born: June 19, 1931 at Girard, Kansas
Died: June 13, 1998 at Girard, Kansas
Occupation: Writer-Novelist
County: Crawford
Town: Girard
Party: Democrat
District: 4
Chamber: House 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
District: 2
Chamber: House 1991
Notes: Resigned July 1991. Married Kathleen"Kim" King on January 2, 1957.
Source material:

1)---Obit from Topeka Capital Journal 6/14/1998


Name: David Rorick
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jefferson
Town: Perryville
Party:
District: 21
Chamber: House 1870
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Name: R. H. Roseberry
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Linn
Town: La Cygne
Party:
District: 23
Chamber: House 1885, 1886
Notes:
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Name: Fred W. Rosenau
Born: May 5, 1922 in Shawnee, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Excavating Contractor
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 35
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 39
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988
Notes: Married August 2, 1952 to Betty M. Hines.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970 (R.R. Bowker Company New York and London 1969).



Name: Walter Elijah Rosenbaum
Born: January 16, 1893 in Pratt County, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Retired Farmer, Stockman
County: Pratt
Town: Pratt
Party: Democrat
District: 74
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes: Married January 9, 1965 to Merriel Stephenson Parker.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970 (R.R. Bowker Company New York and London 1969).



Name: Joseph Rosentahl
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 121
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Alex Ross
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wallace
Town: Wallace
Party:
District: 90
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: Felix Bruno Ross
Born: February 9, 1884, in Clarion, Iowa.
Died: 1962
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman, Mtg. Co.
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 45
Chamber: House 1941, 1943, 1945
Notes: Married June 9, 1915, to Rena Garberson.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933.)



Name: Frank G. Ross
Born: June 28, 1929 in Sterling, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Corporation Executive
County: Sumner
Town: Wellington
Party: Republican
District: 69
Chamber: House 1961, 1962
Notes: Married in 1952.
Source material:

1)---1961 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Midwest Industry Magazine, Kansas Construction Magazine, 1961.)



Name: George B. Ross
Born: about 1865 in Churubusco, Indiana
Died:
Occupation: Farmer/Stock-shipper
County: Rice
Town: Alden
Party: Populist
District: 35
Chamber: House 1901, 1903
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1883.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1901. (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co., 1900.)



Name: G. B. Ross
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 79
Chamber: House 1913, 1915
Notes:
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Name: Wm. Ross
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 93
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: James A. Rossman
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Smith
Town: Twelve Mile
Party:
District: 110
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Charles Roth
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 71
Chamber: House 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Replaced Representative Carol E. Beggs who died January 19, 2005. Married to Marcy Roth.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Elmer M. Roth
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Rush
Town: La Crosse
Party: Republican
District: 90
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes:
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Name: Kent Alan Roth
Born: October 25, 1952
Died:
Occupation: Law Student, Lawyer
County: Barton
Town: Ellinwood, Great Bend
Party: Democrat
District: 113
Chamber: House 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
Notes:
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Name: Allan Rothlisberg
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired
County: Geary
Town: Grandview Plaza
Party: Republican
District: 65
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Sandy Erdmann
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Name: David M. Rothweiler
Born: 1861 in Berea, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Rush
Town: Bison
Party: Populist
District: 91
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas from Kentucky in 1878. Married and the father of four children.
Source material:

 

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: C.(Columbus) E. Roughton
Born: 1843 in Yadkin County, North Carolina.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Merchant, Hotel man, Newspaper proprietor
County: Hodgeman
Town: Jetmore
Party: Democrat
District: 101
Chamber: House 1901
District: 102
Chamber: House 1903
Notes: Married Amanda Wilson in 1875.
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans. (Chicago : Lewis Publishing Co., 1918.) Information taken from the biography of his son, William C. Roughton.



Name: Wyatt Roush
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 49
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, 1908
Notes:
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Name: Fayette E. Rowe
Born: 1902
Died: June 24, 1983
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Cherokee
Town: Columbus
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes:
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Name: J. B. Rowe
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 35
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: Reuben Rowse
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 106
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Bill Roy, Jr.
Born: May 11, 1954
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Democrat
District: 53
Chamber: House 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
District: 54
Chamber: House 1991, 1992
Notes:
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Name: John Q. Royce
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 63
Chamber: House 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: George Daniel Royer
Born: August 6, 1871, in Westminster, Maryland.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Gove
Town: Gove
Party: Republican
District: 109
Chamber: House 1905
District: 104
Chamber: House 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes: Married September 14, 1897, to Anna Buck Simonton.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933.)


Name: John Rubin
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Johnson
Town: Shawnee
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: House 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Roberta Rubin.
Source material:


Name: H. W. Ruble
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 84
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: H. W. Ruble
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 7
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Gilbert M. Rucas
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party: Republican
District: 57
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
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Name: Harold Rude
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Gardener
County: Shawnee
Town: North Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 33
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: Leonard Rude, Jr.
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Funeral Director, Stockman
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: Garret C. Rue
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Jonson
Town: Gardner
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: House 1866
Notes:
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Name: Candy L. Ruff
Born: February 13, 1951 in Springfield, Missouri
Died:
Occupation: Journalist, Graduate student
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Democrat
District: 40
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Notes: Married to Gregory Ruff.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: C. W. N. Ruggles
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 90
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:
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Name: Louis E. Ruiz
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lucent Technologies (Retired)
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 32
Chamber: House 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012,
District: 31
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Marthel Parsons-Ruiz.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Fred Rumford
Born: February 5, 1891 in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Died: November 21, 1957
Occupation: Teacher, Farmer, Merchant
County: Hodgeman
Town: Jetmore
Party: Republican
District: 97
Chamber: House 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1943 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Magazine, 1943?)



Name: Judith C. Runnels
Born: May 11, 1935
Died:
Occupation: Nurse, Legislator
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Democrat
District: 56
Chamber: House 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986
Notes:
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Name: J. B. Rupe
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 84
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: L. H. Ruppenthal
Born:
Died: February 13, 1987
Occupation: Lawyer
County:
Town: McPherson
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: Senate 1941, 1949, 1951
Notes: Resigned to enter war service; replaced in 1943 session by James A. Cassler.
Source material:



Name: Jacob W. Rush
Born: Newstead, Bravaria
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Pawnee
Town: Larned
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: Senate 1885, 1886, 1887
District: 39
Chamber: Senate 1889, 1891
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1878. Married Sarah W. Webb on June 18, 1868.
Source material:

1)---Directory of the Kansas State Senate, 1889 / by A.G. Stacey, Secretary. Topeka, Kan. Kansas Publishing House, 1889.



Name: Edward Russell
Born: February 9, 1833, in Plymouth, New Hampshire.
Died: August 14, 1898, in Lawrence, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Doniphan
Town: Elwood
Party: Abolitionist
District: 1
Chamber: House 1862
District: 3
Chamber: House 1863, 1865
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 1881
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1856. Married in September, 1859, to Ionia Blackstone. In 1863 he was appointed Quartermaster General of the state of Kansas with the rank of brigadier general.
Source material:

1)---"Edward Russell" Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society. vol. 6, pages 221-222.



Name: Elmer C. Russell
Born:
Died: May 8, 1983
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Stafford
Town: St. John
Party: Republican
District: 77
Chamber: House 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958
Notes:
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Name: Jim Russell
Born: November 26, 1939
Died:
Occupation: Management Consultant
County: Montgomery
Town: Coffeyville
Party: Democrat; Republican (changed parties June 30, 1989)
District: 7
Chamber: House 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
Notes:
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Name: John Russell
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party:
District: 90
Chamber: House 1883
Notes:
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Name: Paul Russell
Born: 1857 in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Druggist, Banker
County: Miami
Town: Paola
Party: Democrat
District: 16
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1868. Married and the father of five children.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: Percy B. Russell
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Kearny
Town:
Party:
District:
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: Admitted as a delegate, by resolution, January 10, 1889.
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Name: R. C. Russell
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County:
Town: Great Bend
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: Senate 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes:
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Name: Ralph Guy Rust
Born: December 3, 1889 in Altamont, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant, Farmer
County:
Town: Parsons
Party: Democrat
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes: Married December 30, 1914, to Ruby Mae Mason.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933.)



Name: Russell Rust
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Gasoline Dealer
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 50
Chamber: House 1941
Notes:
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Name: U. G. Ruth
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Real Estate
County: Scott
Town: Scott City
Party: Republican
District: 113
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921
Notes:
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Name: Joel Rutledge
Born: July 19, 1965
Died:
Occupation: Business Owner
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 98
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995
Notes:
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Name: Silas Rutledge
Born: 1838 in Dixon County, Tennessee.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Sedgwick
Town: Colwich
Party: Populist
District: 69
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1870. Married and the father of two sons.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: Matthew Ryan
Born: August 30, 1819 in Johnstown, Kilkenny County, Ireland.
Died: June 20, 1893
Occupation: Businessman
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party:
District: 25
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Came to the United States in 1832. He had an extensive cattle business throughout the west, established a large ranch in Montana, but kept his home in Leavenworth until his death.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1868." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: S. L. Ryan
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Doniphan
Town: Severance
Party:
District: 1
Chamber: House 1883
Notes:
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Name: S. L. Ryan
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 41
Chamber: House 1907, 1908, 1909
Notes:
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Name: William H. Ryan
Born: August 15, 1857 in Omaha, Nebraska.
Died: January 9, 1940 in Girard, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Grain & livestock
County: Crawford
Town: Brazilton 1893; Girard
Party: People's Party 1893; Democrat
District: 23
Chamber: House 1893
District: 20
Chamber: House 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938, 1939 District: 9
Chamber: Senate 1897, SS1898, 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1870. Married.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).

2)---House of Journal of the State of Kansas, 1941 (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Printing Plant, 1941).



Name: Wayne W. "Lefty" Ryan
Born: February 2, 1906 in Wichita, Kansas.
Died: March 11, 1996 in Clay Center, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Clay
Town: Clay Center
Party: Republican
District: 58
Chamber: House 1945, 1947
District: 20
Chamber: Senate 1949, 1951
Notes: Married Beulah Hjelm August 10, 1940.
Source material:

1)---"House Resolution 6020 ," Journal of the Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1996.



Name: William B. Ryan
Born:
Died: Novmeber 4, 1975
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Norton
Town: Norton
Party: Republican
District: 101
Chamber: House 1947
District: 40
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962
Notes: Replaced by Keith Sebelius. Married Alois Johnson in 1935.
Source material:

1)---1961 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Midwest Industry Magazine, Kansas Construction Magazine, 1961.)


Name: Ronald W. Ryckman
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired
County: Meade
Town: Meade
Party: Republican
District: 115
Chamber: House 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Mary Ruth Grisham. Elected January 7, 2011 to replace Garrett Love who had been elected to the Senate.
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Name: Ron Ryckman Jr.
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Business Consultant
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 78
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Mary Ruth Ryckman
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